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  • Hallyu: Riding the Korean Wave

    Posted by AC Team

    Hallyu: Riding the Korean Wave
    If you know Rain, BoA (shown left), and Sistar, then you already know K-Pop, Korea’s contemporary pop music and its artists. K-Pop music is one of the fastest growing music genres in the world, and along with Korea’s popular TV drama serials, films and comic books are a growing source of export revenue for Korea.   The growing global fan base of Korea's entertainment and...

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  • Happy Birthday James Hong!

    Posted by Suzanne Kai

    February 22, 2014 Happy Birthday James Hong! Our favorite actor James Hong celebrated his 85th birthday February 22, 2014! All of us at AsianConnections.com wish you a very Happy Birthday! Here are our favorite interviews we have done with Mr. Hong over the years.  If you view this on our homepage, click on the blue headline title above to the full story and our interviews with him! or click here to our video interviews. Part 1 of 3: AsianConnections' interview with James Hong:On APAs in Hollywood - Urges Cooperation and Support of organizations like CAPEUSA.org. Part 2 of 3: AsianConnections' interview with James Hong: James Hong shares his famous lines from his role as Mr. Ping in Kung Fu Panda Part 3 of 3: AsianConnections' interview with James Hong and daughter April Hong ...
  • Ben Fong-Torres co-hosts the live KTVU-TV Telecast of the Chinese New Year Parade

    Posted by AC Team

    February 15, 2014 This Saturday Ben Fong-Torres co-hosts for the 18th year KTVU (Fox) TV's live telecast of San Francisco's Southwest Chinese New Year Parade.  The parade is one of the largest celebrations of the Chinese New Year outside of Asia. Photo of Ben Fong-Torres and co-host Julie Haener courtesy by Frank Jang. The telecast goes live this Saturday February 15, 2014 on KTVU Fox 2 and on KTSF Channel 26 at 6:00-8:00 p.m. PST.      ...
  • Witness: The Legacy of Heart Mountain A Documentary by David Ono

    Posted by Suzanne Kai

    Portland, Oregon March 5, 2014 "Witness: The Legacy of Heart Mountain," a documentary film by ABC7 "Eyewitness News" anchor and broadcast journalist David Ono, and producer Jeff MacIntyre was screened in Portland, Oregon on March 5, 2014 and also in Los Angeles on February 22, 2014 at the Japanese American National Museum.  "Witness" tells the history and legacy of the World War II internment camp outside Cody, Wyoming, where more than 10,000 Japanese Americans were imprisoned, the majority of them from Los Angeles. The film is a moving look into the Japanese American experience, told by those who witnessed it firsthand and complemented by photos from inside the camp. Documentary Screenings: Portland - March 5, 2014 at 7:00pm at the Hollywood Theatre, 3122 N Sandy Blvd, Portland, Orego...
  • Los Angeles - Ticket Giveaway to Teen Party Expo March 2

    Posted by AC Team

    February 11, 2014 Los Angeles   Giving away ten tickets to the TEEN PARTY EXPO March 2, 2014 in LA! If you are a teen preparing for your high school prom, or rite of passage celebration such as Sweet 16, Filipino Debut, Quinceañera, Bar/Bat Mitzvah, Cotillion or just want to learn about party ideas you might want to check out TEEN PARTY EXPO, March 2 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.  To snag one of the ten free tickets, go to the event's website at www.TeenPartyExpo.com,  click to order tickets and Enter Promo Code: AsianConnections If you are among the first to order tickets, you will get your tickets free. Enjoy! 1. Winners log onto http://www.TeenPartyExpo.com 2. Click Buy Tickets 3. Enter Promotional Code: AsianConnections If you are among the first g...

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